“I’m head of state because a majority elected me, and they call my country a dictatorship.”
“I’m head of state because a dictator installed me, and they call my country a democracy.”
All of this is true. Chavecito has been freely and fairly elected by a majority every time. King Juan Carlos, on the other hand, was never elected; his royal family was restored by Franco. And yet the latter, with the arrogance only an unelected hereditary monarch could have, once had the nerve to tell the former — only elected, and non-white, and therefore a peon — to shut up. Talk about two people who should be trading places, eh?